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Esidisi Mass media scholarships programme will be further expanded

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By ITN News Editor March 15, 2019 19:03

Esidisi Mass media scholarships programme will be further expanded

Minister Ruwan Wijewardena has said that the programme of granting Esidisi Mass Media Scholarships with the intention of enhancing the knowledge of journalists will be further expanded from next year.

The Minister made this reference participating in the handing over of Esidisi Scholarships to 109 journalists. These scholarships are being given to follow graduate, post graduate, diploma and higher diploma courses. A maximum of 200 thousand rupees is being given. This Esidisi scholarship scheme was launched in the year 2006.

846 journalists had so far received these scholarship. Mass Media Ministry Secretary Sunil Samaraweera was present on the occasion.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 15, 2019 19:03

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